Lukashenka and Putin agree on gas price for Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Alyaksandr Lukashenka have agreed on credit support for Belarus and the gas price during an unscheduled meeting on July 13, press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov reports.

Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Vladimir Putin at the meeting on July 13, 2021.

Following the talks in St. Petersburg, Putin and Lukashenka agreed to keep the price of Russian gas in 2022 at the level of the year 2020.

They also agreed on the amount of credit support in connection with the tax maneuver in Russia. Lukashenka promised to fulfill all credit debts, “no matter what it would cost him.”

The meeting lasted more than five hours.

Previously, Putin and Lukashenka met was at the end of May in Sochi. They discussed the second $500 million transfer within the framework of the Russian loan to Belarus, as well as the fate of Sofiya Sapega, who was detained in Minsk.

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